The verification protocol that supports GBT Version 3.0 for single family construction is now available online. This document helps guide builders and verifiers through the construction process by stating the responsibilities and occurance times for various items in the protocol. The document was compiled with the assistance of the Texas Home Energy Rating Organization. Click here to access the document.
The fourth annual Texas Green Home Summit will be bringing several nationally renowned speakers here to Texas on April 18 including Sam Rashkin, Peter Pfeiffer, and Ryan Taylor. These three will be joined by local experts such as Jim Sargent, the builder of the region’s first net zero energy home, Chris Miles, a local radio personality and builder of several award-winning homes that were made available to the public, and Denise Hickey who will explain what builders need to know regarding the short and long-term availability of water resources. » Read more: Texas Green Home Summit to Feature Top National and Local Experts
Ron Jones, Ken Gear, Philip Henderson
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 10:00 AM Pacific/1:00 PM Eastern
On Wednesday, March 14th at 1:00pm ET, the Green Builder® Coalition and Green Builder® Media will present an informational and thorough look at the SAVE Act. Moderated by Green Builder® Coalition Chairman Ron Jones, he’ll be joined by Ken Gear (Leading Builders of America) and Philip Henderson (National Resources Defense Council) to examine all aspects of the SAVE Act. Together, they’ll explore what the bill contains, how it proposes to modify home appraisals and how it might benefit the owners and occupants of energy efficient homes.
EPA will be holding an informational webinar on
Wednesday, March 14, 2012, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time where you can learn more about WaterSense, the benefits of joining the program, technical aspects of WaterSense labeled new homes, and how to earn the WaterSense label for your newly built homes. Partnership is free and you will have access to a suite of tools and materials to help promote your involvement in the program and your WaterSense labeled new homes. Click here to register today! If you have questions about the program or becoming a partner, contact the WaterSense Helpline at (866) WTR-SENS (987-7367) or email@example.com.
Due to a scheduling conflict, the March 14 WaterSense new homes webinar has been rescheduled. Registrants will receive a cancellation confirmation from firstname.lastname@example.org. » Read more: EPA WaterSense Webinar, Re-Scheduled